Following the success of the Kimberley Sunset coin, released in 2015, the Kimberley Sunrise coin features the same design in mirror image and is set with a fine white diamond to symbolise the light that the dawn of a new day brings.
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
The coin’s reverse depicts the boab tree amid a Kimberley landscape at sunrise. A fine white diamond embedded near the horizon represents the rising sun. The design includes the inscription KIMBERLEY SUNRISE, the 2016 year-date, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The coin’s high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on the coin’s obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 500 of the Kimberley Sunrise 2016 2oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin.
Each coin is housed in a black designer case, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.